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Best of the Best 2-Day St Petersburg Shore Excursion

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    Day 1: Day 1: splendid suburbs of St. Petersburg

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia
    You will enjoy numerous fountains, cascades, pavilions and sculptures. The fantastic view of the Gulf of Finland will add even more charm to the walk.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum, Nizhniy Park, 4, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198510 Russia
    It’s a unique palace which saved the atmosphere and the design from the time of Peter the Grate. It reflects private taste of Peter the Great and It’s very much different from all other palaces you will see in Russia.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia
    You will walk through a magnificent gallery of gilded rooms where balls, receptions, and official dinners took place to the famous Amber room. It’s a room , where the whole surface of the walls is covered with natural amber. This interior is unique - nowhere in the world one can see anything like that. After visiting the Palace you will walk around the beautiful gardens.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian style lunch: salat, soup & main course. After it coffee/tee with a small desert will be served.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Day 2: Heart of the City

    Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
    You will enter the museum before the official opening (early admission) to avoid the crowd. During the tour you will walk through the 4 buildings of the 5 joint in one complex. You will enjoy luxuries rooms and see the most famous masterpieces.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Savior on the Spilled Blood, Griboyedova Kanala Emb., 2B/A, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
    You will see a fantastic cathedral designed in an old Russian stile. The interior is unique: mosaics cover almost all the surface of the walls and ceilings. The cathedral was built as a memorial church in the place where the Russian Tsar Alexander II was assassinated hence it’s name - the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood, or just the Spilled Blood Church.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Stop At: Nevsky Prospekt, St. Petersburg Russia
    You will walk along the main street of the city and enjoy fantastic architecture and unique atmosphere of the street. You also will enjoy one hour boat ride along our rivers and canals.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Russian style lunch: salat, soup & main course. After it coffee/tee with a small desert will be served.

    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Out guide, Olga, was extremely knowledgeable in Russian history and of St Petersburg history. Very informative and enjoyable 2 days.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank alwayswant2travel
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We are still talking about what a fantastic time we had for our two day tour. We saw so much, learned so much and wished we had another day in St Petersburg! The small size of the group was great— we saw others from our...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank aliya f
    Reviewed July 10, 2019

    We brought our family to St Petersburg via a cruise and were fortunate to have Best Guides coordinate our tour. They scheudled a mini-bus that was comfortable and accommodated our family easily. Our group was two grandparents, four adult children and six children (7 -...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    5  Thank Bill M
    Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

    One word - Superb, our guide was wonderful - accompanied by an extremely caring driver. She avoided the queues at an amazing speed so we hardly waited at any point. Although their was an itinerary she was happy to swap it around to miss the...More

    4  Thank coreenr2019
    Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

    Our intelligent and efficient guide, Svetlana, led our merry group of six through some of the best St Petersburg has to offer. Too short a visit, it was, as we were aboard a cruise, but what we saw was breathtaking and very well explained. I...More

    4  Thank scharlesray
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    Response from MashaV_BestGuides | Property representative |
    Hi Meander40265, Thank you for the question. I presume that your ship is Marin, so September 9 will be your second day in the port. If it it’s correct then – yes, we can do it. You can start at 9:00 am in the port, so you... More
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    Hi! Thank you for the interest in our tours! Maximum size of our groups is 15 people. But usually we have smaller groups – 8 or 10 people. Sometimes it could be only 4. You can book Faberge only as an evening option. If you... More
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